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Primary Boss of the North

Wednesday Update! On Tuesday, the ultimate mathematics challenge started. At 9am on 3rd July  four simultaneous competitions launched for schools across England: Boss of the North, Primary Boss of the North, Boss of the South and Primary Boss of the South. Swalwell...

Sports day fun!

A huge thank you to everybody that turned out to support Early Years and Year 1 with their Sports day. The children took part in a running race, bat and beanbag, sack race, obstacle course and water race. A huge congratulations to Levannah, Kara-Leigh, Olly, Imogen,...

Encryption Wizards

Year 5 have been taking a crash course in espionage, with a particular focus on encryption and decoding. They have learnt how to crack codes, especially with a mathematical twist, as well as how to create their own. Looking at Morse code gave them a great insight into...

Motivating England

After studying and listening to Churchill's morale-boosting speeches from World War 2, Year 5 have written their own motivating speeches to deliver to the England team before their match with Belgium. They have then recorded their speeches onto an iPad to practise...

Money madness

Today Year 1 went to the shop to practise their money skills. They had a range of coins making up 50p. The children had to read the cost of items in the shop, add up how much money to give and what change they needed. Please continue to practise using coins at home....

Who was George Stephenson?

Today the children in Year 1 performed their class assembly all about George Stephenson. This follows on from our visit to Beamish Museum last week where we went on a steam train. The children explained all about George Stephenson's life and his inventions through...

Keeping Swalwell Safe!

On Monday we were lucky enough to receive a visit from PCSO Routledge-Cole, our local Police Community Support Officer. We learned all about the different roles of the police in our community and the ways in which they can help us as well as keeping Swalwell safe!...

Basketball taster lesson

Today Year 1 took part in a taster session for basketball with a member of the team from Newcastle Eagles. The children practised bouncing, passing and shooting. The children really enjoyed this session and as a results we are going to be doing some follow-up sessions...

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